Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2013/08/30

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Subject: [Leica] Oh my god, why do I own a body for each of my R lenses?
From: at (Douglas Sharp)
Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2013 17:17:51 +0200
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True enough - but my R7 (completely blocked film 
transport) and R3 (lazy mirror return) probably 
wouldn't be getting the use they should.

I'm enjoying using a Rollei 3003 with Zeiss glass and a 
Canon A1 for film shooting at the moment.


On 30.08.2013 16:37, Doug Herr wrote:
> Douglas Sharp wrote:
>> I know the feeling - is it worth getting a Leica SLR
>> CLA'ed/repaired when it costs more than you would get
>> for it in fully-working condition:-(
> I had an R8 CLA'd/repaired so I'd have a body for each DMR ;) and for the 
> 1-year warranty which I've had to call on.  After nearly 8 months and 
> several trips to Allendale and back it looks like it's been sorted out.
> If I had simply bought another R8 I'd have risked the same or other repair 
> expense.
> Doug Herr
> Birdman of Sacramento
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